DraftKings College Football: Conference Championship Main Slate

DraftKings College Football: Conference Championship Main Slate

This article is part of our 2020 Rankings series.

Slate Overview

The ACC Championship Game stands to draw plenty of DFS interest Saturday with several high-profile players in the fold and a total of 71.0. However, it's the MAC Championship that has the highest total on the board as Northern Illinois and Kent State are expected to combine for 74.5 points. NIU starting quarterback Rocky Lombardi missed the last game but the line and total being what they seem to suggest that Vegas expects him to play and make this one competitive. 

Loading up on the ACC game is tough as the likes of Kenny Pickett, Sam Hartman, Jordan Addison and A.T. Perry all carry hefty price tags. It's difficult to get both sides of this one without making some serious concessions elsewhere in your lineup. 

Getting MACtion exposure is an easier path, and if you've been reading throughout the season, you're plenty familiar with both of these teams. We'll touch on some of the best options from both sides of NIU-Kent later in the article.

Looking at the pass defenses to target, Kent, Pittsburgh, San Diego State, Northern Illinois and Utah State all check in as the bottom five units on the slate. However, only Kent and Pittsburgh are allowing more than 250 passing yards per game. Rather than obvious teams to target Saturday, let's focus on some pass defenses to (mostly) avoid. Georgia and Cincinnati have some of the best pass defenses in the country, not just the slate. However, they're facing some high-powered offenses

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John McKechnie
John is the 2016 FSWA College Writer of the Year winner. He is a Maryland native and graduate of the University of Georgia. He's been writing for RotoWire since 2014.
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